DoD Knowledge Base: FAQs

Boards for Correction of Military Records
Published: 09/25/2003 | Updated:  06/24/2016

How can I make a correction or upgrade my military records?

In order to get your military service records upgraded/changes, you must contact your respective service Board for Correction of Military Records or fill out and mail a DD Form 149, Application for Correction of Military Record Under the Provisions of Title 10, U.S. Code, Section 1552. You may download the form at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/infomgt/forms/eforms/dd0149.pdf.

Contact information for each board is listed below and on the back of DD Form 149:

U.S. Army Army Review Boards Agency (ARBA)
251 18th Street South, Ste. 385
Arlington, VA 22202-3531
Web Site: http://arba.army.pentagon.mil/

U.S. Navy & U.S. Marine Corps Board for Correction of Naval Records
701 S. Courthouse Road, Building 12, Suite 1001
Arlington, VA 22204-2490
Phone: (703) 604-6884/(703) 604-6885
Web Site: http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/career/recordsmanagement/Pages/BCNR.aspx

U.S. Air Force Board for Correction of Air Force Records
SAF/MRBR 550-C Street West, Suite #40
Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4742
Web Site: http://www.afpc.af.mil/afveteraninformation/airforceboardforcorrectionofmilitaryrecords/index.asp

U.S. Coast Guard Department of Homeland Security
Office of the General Counsel Board for Correction of Military Records
245 Murray Lane, Stop 0485
Washington, DC 20528-0485
Phone: (202) 477-4099
Web Site: http://www.uscg.mil/Legal/BCMR.asp